Biography of the Author Cecilia Tortajada

Cecilia Tortajada

Senior Researcher, National University of Singapore

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Swedish activist Greta Thunberg participates in a youth climate change protest in front

    Commentary: Have Singaporeans been mollycoddled on climate change?

    Managing floods and soaring temperatures in Singapore under climatic uncertainties will be a huge challenge for Singapore but the biggest ...
  2. Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station during the first phase of general elec

    Commentary: In India, job creation the biggest issue on voters’ minds

    India's working population can propel the economy if they can find productive employment with decent incomes, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
  3. The government has admitted that the problem of growing demand for water has long been forecasted

    Commentary: How to make water issues matter to world leaders

    Strong, high-level political support is key in tackling water issues around the world, say Asit K Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
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    Commentary: What Singapore can do to prepare for the next flood

    Floods cannot be completely eliminated, but can be managed, say Cecilia Tortajada and Asit K Biswas.
  5. Marina Barrage

    Commentary: The Marina Barrage, a dream 20 years in the making

    An iconic landmark, a symbol of the city-state’s success in water management, the Marina Barrage is a culmination of decades of visionary ...
  6. Work in progress on the new railway line linking Djibouti with Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa

    Commentary: A new Silk Road connects two old continents in a modern age

    The Belt and Road Initiative in Africa isn't starting entirely from scratch. China has already invested heavily in several railway lines on the ...